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Eclipse visible in Washington DC – Mar 13 – Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Washington DC.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Washington DC on Friday, March 14, 2025

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMar 13 at 11:59 PM151°South-southeast50.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsMar 14 at 1:11 AM179°South53.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 2:28 AM209°South-southwest49.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 14 at 2:59 AM219°Southwest46.2° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 14 at 3:30 AM228°Southwest42.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 14 at 4:47 AM246°West-southwest29.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 14 at 5:59 AM258°West-southwest16.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Washington DC (EDT - Eastern Daylight Time).

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